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Transport Decarbonisation Demonstrators

General & Misc
Project Size:
£2 million

Opening & Closing Dates:

  • Opens: Monday 27 November 2023
  • Closes: Monday 8 January 2024 at 11:00am​​.

Description: Innovate UK, in partnership with the Department for Transport, is investing up to £2 million in projects that will showcase innovative solutions to decarbonise transport systems within local areas. The competition is designed to foster collaboration between local authorities and businesses to develop place-based solutions for transport decarbonisation, focusing on reducing carbon emissions and supporting local transport strategies​​.

Funding Type: Grant

Project Size:

  • Grant requests should be between £100,000 and £500,000​​.

Project Criteria:

  • Projects should start on 1 June 2024 and conclude by 31 March 2025, lasting 6 to 10 months. They should be carried out entirely in the UK and aim to exploit the results within the UK. A minimum of two collaborative grant claiming partners is required​​.

Portfolio Approach:

  • The funding aims to support a variety of projects across different technologies, geographies, and place types​​.

Research Categories:

  • Funding is available for feasibility studies and industrial research projects​​.


  • Projects that are purely data gathering, focus on large-scale infrastructure without a place-based approach, maritime, airport infrastructure, on-vehicle developments, or use non-zero-emission vehicles will not be funded. Projects that are dependent on export performance or domestic inputs usage are also ineligible​​.

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